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Deadly Beautiful: Dallas Artist Explores History of Arsenic Wallpaper In The 18th Century

Kendra Greene is a Dallas writer who also makes art books and prints.

If you’re interested in Greene’s work, here are a couple events you can attend: A Kendra Greene: TOXIC at The Reading Room or Inner Moonlight: Kendra Greene & Matthew Klane at The Wild Detectives.

Lately, she’s traveled the country to visit libraries that house a rare book called... | Read More

Mort Meyerson Symphony Center Architect I. M. Pei Has Died at 102.

 

Architect I. M. Pei may be internationally famous for designing the glass pyramid entrance to the Louvre museum in Paris in 1989 – or even, perhaps, for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. He has left major works in Boston, Washington and China – but in North Texas, he’ll always be known for the Meyerson Symphony Center. It opened the same year... | Read More

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50 Rarely Loaned Van Goghs Make A Once In A Lifetime Show In Houston

Pop culture is littered with images of Vincent van Gogh’s work – from “Starry Night” to his countless self-portraits. 

The exhibition “Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art” is on view at the MFA, Hoston through June 27, 2019. For more info, visit the show’s home page.

But to experience his paintings up close and personal – that’s a rare... | Read More

A Look Ahead At The Week’s Art&Seek Picks

With so many happenings going on in the North Texas area, it’s sometimes hard to decide what to do. Well, the Art&Seek calendar is here to help you suss through the bounty of options. Here are but a few events you might want to consider.

Wednesday

The “Texas Bird Project” is a series of paintings depicting the state’s avian species. Swoop in to the Tyler Museum... | Read More

Art&Seek Jr: Summer Campa-Palooza!

It’s that time of year again. Time for thousands of parents across the nation to face the seasonal dilemma of what to do with the kids during summer break. Every age group has its own challenges for camp needs. The itty bitties want fun, the littles want variety, and the bigs just need to be ejected from the sofa and their iPhones surgically removed.

Lucky for you (and me)... | Read More

‘Dior’ To Dallas: The DMA’s Huge New Fashion Retrospective

The Dallas Museum of Art is opening a massive fashion show this weekend, featuring nearly 200 dresses, some 500 artifacts total – by seven leading designers. The show, called ‘Dior: From Paris to the World,’ follows the fashion house established by Christian Dior more than 70 years ago.

‘Dior: From Paris to the Word’ the at the Dallas Museum of Art, May... | Read More

KXT Live Session: E.B. The Younger

Midlake and supergroup BNQT founder Eric Pulido is spearheading a new musical venture, E.B. The Younger. KXT’s Local Show host Amy Miller had the opportunity to chat with him about branching out and catch a stunning live performance of tracks from the debut, To Each His Own.

Our own Hady Mawajdeh also caught up with Pulido during SXSW where he spoke with him about the new project and... | Read More

Joel Ferrell Is Leaving The DTC After This Season

Associate artistic director Joel Ferrell will step down from the Dallas Theater Center at the end of this season. Ferrell has directed some of the boldest, smartest productions at the DTC from ‘Cabaret’ in 2011 and Horton Foote’s ‘Dividing the Estate‘ to ‘The Christians’ in 2017 and last year’s ‘Frankenstein.’  Last year, he won a... | Read More

Actress And Singer Doris Day, Hollywood’s Girl Next Door, Dies At 97

Actress and singer Doris Day made nearly three dozen films and more than 600 recordings. At the height of her career, she topped both the billboard and the box office charts. Day died of pneumonia on Monday at the age of 97.

Day remains one of the most successful female movie stars of all time. She embodied the “girl next door” even in her 40s, which is probably why her... | Read More

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